KITOH Katsuya

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Name
KITOH Katsuya
Affiliation
Gifu University
Section
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences
Degree
PhD(Veterinary)(Gifu University), MS(Tottori University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Professor, Gifu University Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Veterinary Medicine Course, Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology
 

Education

 
 
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1985
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Tottori University
 
 
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1983
Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University
 

Committee Memberships

 
 
   
 
The Japanese Society of Veterinary Science  trustee
 
 
   
 
The Japanese Society of Parasitology  trustee
 
 
   
 
The Japanese Society of Veterinary Parasitologists  tustee
 

Published Papers

 
Appiah-Kwarteng C, Saito T, Toda N, Kitoh K, Nishikawa Y, Adenyo C, Kayang B, Owusu EO, Ohya K, Inoue-Murayama M, Kawahara F, Nagamune K, Takashima Y
Parasitology international   69 114-120   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Ikeuchi M, Asahina R, Nishida H, Kamishina H, Kitoh K, Sakai H, Maeda S
Veterinary dermatology   29(6) 517-e172   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Murakami M, Mori T, Takashima Y, Nagamune K, Fukumoto J, Kitoh K, Sakai H, Maruo K
The Journal of veterinary medical science   80(12) 1881-1886   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Taniguchi Y, Appiah-Kwarteng C, Murakami M, Fukumoto J, Nagamune K, Matsuo T, Masatani T, Kanuka H, Hoshina T, Kitoh K, Takashima Y
Parasitology international   67(5) 587-592   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Shuralev EA, Shamaev ND, Mukminov MN, Nagamune K, Taniguchi Y, Saito T, Kitoh K, Arleevskaya MI, Fedotova AY, Abdulmanova DR, Aleksandrova NM, Efimova MA, Yarullin AI, Valeeva AR, Khaertynov KS, Takashima Y
Parasitology international   67(2) 112-114   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Hara K, Iio A, Asahina R, Takahashi M, Mori T, Nishida H, Kamishina H, Sakai H, Kitoh K, Mizuno T, Tsujimoto H, Maeda S
Journal of dermatological science   88(2) 254-256   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Baba M, Batanova T, Kitoh K, Takashima Y
Scientific reports   7(1) 5675   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Kitoh K, Nakamura H, Kitagawa H, Unno T, Komori S, Chiou SP, Takashima Y
The Journal of veterinary medical science   79(4) 740-744   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Takashima Y, Onoda I, Chiou SP, Kitoh K
The Journal of veterinary medical science   79(2) 387-392   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Ali MW, Alauddin M, Azad MT, Hasan MA, Appiah-Kwarteng C, Takasu M, Baba M, Kitoh K, Rahman M, Takashima Y
The Journal of veterinary medical science   78(10) 1577-1582   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Minami Baba, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Parasitology International   65(5 Pt B) 536-538   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
© 2015. Tachyzoites of Toxoplasma gondii, an obligate intracellular parasite, actively invade a broad spectrum of cell types. T. gondii infects leukocytes and spreads to distant organs such as the brain, lungs and muscles. However, the mechanism o...
Moizur Rahman, Md Alauddin, K. M Mozaffor Hossain, Md Hemayetul Islam, Katsuya Kitoh, Kisaburo Nagamune, Yasuhiro Takashima
Parasitology International   64(5) 389-391   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. We investigated the presence of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in domesticated goats intended for human consumption in a rural suburb of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Antibodies to T. gondii were found in 55.1% (80/145) ...
Minami Baba, Masanao Sato, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Experimental Parasitology   155 74-81   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier Inc. Tachyzoites of Toxoplasma gondii, an obligate intracellular parasite, actively invade almost all types of nucleated cells. However, T. gondii tachyzoites preferentially infect particular types of animal tissue cells. The mecha...
Shih Pin Chiou, Katsuya Kitoh, Ikuo Igarashi, Yasuhiro Takashima
The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science   76(9) 1281-1284   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
The presence of anti-erythrocyte autoantibodies in animals infected with various Babesia species is well reported. However, the pathogenesis of autoantibodies in babesiosis is poorly understood. Here, we demonstrated that anti-erythrocyte immunogl...
Takeshi Hayashi, Akihiro Unno, Minami Baba, Tamio Ohno, Katsuya Kitoh, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima, Yasuhiro Takashima
Parasitology International   63(2) 479-484   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular apicomplexan parasite that infects humans and animals. Ingested parasites cross the intestinal epithelium, invade leukocytes and are then disseminated to peripheral organs. However, the mechanism of e...
Moizur Rahman, Md Thoufic Anam Azad, Lovely Nahar, Shah Md Abdur Rouf, Kenji Ohya, Shih Pin Chiou, Minami Baba, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   76(9) 1257-1259   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
© 2014 The Japanese Society of Veterinary Science. Toxoplasma gondii is a zoonotic protozoan parasite that infects humans and domestic animals. In this study, the seroprevalence of T. gondii antibodies was investigated using serum samples collecte...
Yasuhiro Takashima, Masaki Takasu, Isao Yanagimoto, Naoki Hattori, Tatiana Batanova, Yoshifumi Nishikawa, Katsuya Kitoh
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   75(11) 1413-1418   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Bovine abortion caused by the Apicomplexan parasite Neospora caninum is a major economic problem in the livestock industry worldwide. Our study measured the prevalence and temporal changes in levels of antibodies specific for two N. caninum derive...
Akihiro Unno, Akihiro Unno, Seira Kachi, Tatiana A. Batanova, Tamio Ohno, Nagwa Elhawary, Nagwa Elhawary, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Experimental Parasitology   134(2) 160-164   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
The intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii is thought to disseminate throughout the host by circulation of tachyzoite-infected leukocytes in the blood, and adherence and migration of such leukocytes into solid tissues. However, it is unclear whe...
Shih Pin Chiou, Naoaki Yokoyama, Ikuo Igarashi, Katsuya Kitoh, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima, Yasuhiro Takashima
Experimental Parasitology   132(3) 327-333   Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Hemolytic activity for animals infected with various Babesia species is well reported. In this study, we confirmed that serum of Babesia rodhaini-infected mice also showed hemolytic activity. Erythrocytes from non-infected mice were lysed by co-in...
Md Shahiduzzaman, Md Rafiqul Islam, Most Monjila Khatun, Tatiana A. Batanova, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   73(10) 1375-1376   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
The seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii was examined in adult women and domestic animals used for meat products from the Mymensingh District, Bangladesh. Cattle, goats and sheep showed a high seroprevalence (12, 32 and 40%, respectively), while th...
Akihiro Unno, Akihiro Unno, Kazuhiko Suzuki, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   72(11) 1399-1403   Nov 2010   [Refereed]
In mammals with a hemochorial placenta (e.g., primates and rodents), the maternal and fetal bloodstreams are separated by the blood-placenta barrier. However, a few maternal cells in the general circulation pass through the barrier during normal p...
Akihiro Unno, Akihiro Unno, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   391(1) 477-480   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
The apicomplexan, obligate intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii orally infects humans and animals. The parasites cross the intestinal epithelium, invade leukocytes in the general circulation and then disseminate into the peripheral organs. The...
Tizianne L D R Nakagawa, Hiroki Sakai, Tokuma Yanai, Katsuya Kitoh, Takashi Mori, Mami Murakami, Toshiaki Masegi
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   71(9) 1221-1223   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
A case of multiple primary tumors observed in the heart base and in the lung of a 7-year-old intact female, flat-coated retriever was reported. Morphological differences between both tumors and detailed immunohistochemical study revealed that the ...
Yoshino Hirose, Saeka Matsuhira, Tatiana Alexandrovna Batanova, Tatiana Alexandrovna Batanova, Youn Kyoung Goo, Mohamad A. Terkawi, Yoshifumi Nishikawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Xuenan Xuan, Yasuhiro Takashima
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   71(8) 1133-1136   Aug 2009   [Refereed]
Babesia gibsoni (B. gibsoni) is a tick-borne hemoprotozoan parasite, which causes piroplasmosis in dogs. Diagnosis of canine babesiosis is commonly carried out using Giemsa-stained thin blood smears. However, at low levels of infection, it is diff...
Akihiro Unno, Kazuhiko Suzuki, Xuenan Xuan, Yoshifumi Nishikawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasuhiro Takashima
Parasitology International   57(4) 515-518   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular parasite. It has been thought that T. gondii can disseminate throughout the body by circulation of tachyzoite-infected leukocytes (intracellular parasite) in the blood flow. However, a small number of parasite...
Yasuhiro Takashima, Kazuhiko Suzuki, Xuenan Xuan, Yoshifumi Nishikawa, Akihiro Unno, Katsuya Kitoh
International Journal for Parasitology   38(5) 601-607   Apr 2008   [Refereed]
Detection of the initial site of Toxoplasma gondii reactivation in brain tissue is difficult because the number of latent cysts is small and reactivation is a transient event. To detect the early stage of reactivation in mouse brain tissue, we con...
Ohba Yasunori(Gifu University),Kitoh Katsuya(Gifu University),Nishii Naotoshi(Gifu University),Hosoda Iwai(Gifu University),Matsumoto Isamu(Mils International),Zhang Chunhua(Mils International),Kitagawa Hitoshi(Gifu University)
日本獣医学会誌   69(3) 313-316   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
A 4-months-old calf of Japanese black cattle was diagnosed with orotic aciduria by gas-chromatography/mass-spectromerty (GC/MS). Until now orotic aciduria had not been reported in Japanese black cattle. The animal showed repeated diarrhea. The hem...
Kuwahara Yasuhito(Kuwahara Animal Hospital),Kitoh Katsuya(Gifu University),Ohba Yasunori(Gifu University),Kuwahara Norie(Kuwahara Animal Hospital),Kitagawa Hitoshi(Gifu University)
Journal of Small Animal Practice   47 446-450   Aug 2006
OBJECTIVES: To retrospectively compare the data taken at the first visit of 34 cats with chronic renal failure surviving more than one month (surviving group) and 16 cats dying within one month (non-surviving group). METHODS: Records were collecte...
Nishii Naohito(Veterinary Internal Medicine),Kitoh Katsuya(Veterinary Parasitology)
American Jouranl of Veterinary Reserach   67(2) 266-270   Feb 2006   [Refereed]
Objective - To investigate effects of short- and long-term administration of glucocorticoids, feeding status, and serum concentrations of insulin and cortisol on plasma leptin concentrations in dogs. Animals - 20 nonobese dogs. Procedure - For exp...
Tatiana A. Batanova, Tatiana A. Batanova, Haruko Ota, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasunobu Matsumoto, Yoshihiro Hayashi, Yasuhiro Takashima
日本獣医学会誌   68(1) 87-90   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Recently we reported that a chimeric molecule containing mouse transferrin receptor and immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1) Fc, mTR-Fc, induced higher immune responses and can be used as a vaccine adjuvant. In this study, the immunological property of the mo...
Masaki Takasu, Youko Hagiwara, Yasunori Ohba, Naohito Nishii, Iwai Hosoda, Katsuya Kitoh, Katsuya Kitoh, Kazuo Katoh, Hitoshi Kitagawa, Hitoshi Kitagawa
日本獣医学会誌   67(11) 1149-1153   Nov 2005   [Refereed]
Endocrine patterns were compared in 2 strains of Japanese black cattle with growth retardation; MHO- and HSK-paternal strains (MHO and HSK cattle, respectively). MHO cattle (n=8) displayed lower serum concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-1...
Takasu Masaki(Gifu University),Kitoh Katsuya(Gifu University),Hagiwara Youko(Gifu University),Hosoda Iwai(Gifu University),Nishii Naohito(Gifu University),Miyazawa Kiyoshi(Gifu University),Kitagawa Hitoshi(Gifu University)
日本獣医学会誌   67(6) 635-637   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
In order to determine insulin secretability and glucose utilization, a glucose tolerance test was performed in ateliotic cattle of 2 paternal strains; MHO and HSK cattle. MHO and HSK cattle showed different endocrine patterns in our previous study...
Nishii Naohito(Gifu University),Ohba Yasunori(Gifu University),Takasu Masaki(Gifu University),Katoh Kazuo(Tohoku University),Kitoh Katsuya(Gifu University),Sasaki Yoshihide(Gifu University),Kitagawa Hitoshi(Gifu University)
日本獣医学会誌   67(4) 399-402   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
To elucidate the cause of growth retardation, 14 cattle with renal tubular dysplasia (RTD) were investigated by determining serum growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 concentrations. Compared with 6 healthy cattle, the baseli...
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   58(2) 113-116   Feb 2005
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   57(7) 441-445   Jul 2004
Katsuya KITOH, Rie NIWA, Takushi KUZE, Yasunori OHBA, Tsuneo FUKATA, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   57(3) 181-185   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Between September, 2001, and March, 2002, the presence of intestinal parasites was investigated from fecal conditions of 1, 535 puppies brought from 214 breeding kennels to determine their state of health before their being shipped to pet shops. T...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yasunori OHBA, Yasuhito KUWAHARA, Rieko OHNE, Masahiro KONDO, Masakazu NAKANO, Yoshihide SASAKI, Katsuya KITOH
日本獣医学雑誌   65(6) 701-706   Dec 2003   [Refereed]
To examine whether an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, benazepril, can be transformed to the active metabolite, benazeprilat, by severely injured liver of dogs with ascitic heartworm disease, benazepril hydrochloride was administered...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Yasunori OHBA, Takanori KAWASHIMA, Hitoshi TAKAHASHI, Makoto YOSHIDA, Chunhua ZHANG, Isamu MATSUMOTO
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   56(7) 445-449   Jul 2003   [Refereed]
To detect metabolic abnormalities, we performed gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) on growth-retarded Japanese Black cattle. Many organic acids, amino acids, sugars, nucleic-acid bases, and glycine conjugates were detected in urine from ...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   56(1) 28-31   Jan 2003   [Refereed]
Detection ability, sensitivity, and specificity of a new test kit (New Kit) for detecting circulating adult heartworm antigens by means of the immunochromatography method were compared with those of an enzyme immunoassay test kit (Control A) and a...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   55(8) 509-512   Aug 2002   [Refereed]
Prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT), and plasma fibrinogen concentration (pfg) were measured to evaluate the usefulness of a dry-system coagulation analyzer (DRY method) to detect canine blood coagulopathy. The samp...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Hitomi MIZOGUCHI, Yuko ISHIGURO, Yasunori OHBA, Tsuneo FUKATA, Yoshihiko OHTSUKA, Yoshihide SASAKI
54(12) 921-924   Dec 2001   [Refereed]
Examination of their clinical significance showed that plasma leptin concentrations were significantly higher in 15 obese cats than in normal controls (P<0.01) and correlated significantly with body weight, chest and abdominal measurements, relati...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Tokuhiro EGUCHI, Yasuhito KUWAHARA, Yasunari OHBA, Masahiro KONDO, Masakazu NAKANO, Yoshihide SASAKI
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   54(8) 619-624   Aug 2001   [Refereed]
The angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, benazepril was orally administered to dogs for a period 15days before and after renal ablation. Renal ablation by right-side nephrectomy and ligation of one branch of the left renal artery were performe...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Parasitology   87(3) 522-526   Jun 2001   [Refereed]
Effect of adult heartworm (HW) crude extract on isolated canine abdominal aortic strips precontracted with noradrenaline was examined by recording isometric changes in tension. HW extract caused contraction of the aortic strip at a low concentrati...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   62(5) 770-774   May 2001   [Refereed]
To determine whether heartworm (HW) extract-induced shock in dogs is consistent with anaphylactic shock by examining the role of histamine. Animals-6 mixed-breed dogs (3 without and 3 with HW infections) and 4 specific pathogen-free (SPF) Beagles....
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   62(5) 765-769   May 2001   [Refereed]
Objective - To compare the mechanisms of heartworm (HW) extract-induced shock and endotoxin-induced shock in dogs by determination of serum tumor necrosis factor (TNF) concentrations. Animals - 11 mixed-breed dogs (7 without and 4 with HW infectio...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Facultyof Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   63(2) 179-182   Feb 2001   [Refereed]
To elucidate one way of the shock mechanisms, the hemodynamic alterations were examined in 7 dogs with heartworm (HW) extract-induced shock. The first alteration observed after injection of HW extract was a decrease in right ventricular end-diasto...
Yasuhito KUWAHARA, Katsuya KITOH, Rie KOBAYASHI, Junko IWATA, Rieko OHNE, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   63(10) 1097-1101   Oct 2001   [Refereed]
In order to confirm the effects of matching of expressed feline major histocompatibility complex (FLA) class II DRB genotype on transplantation immunity in cats, skin-allogeneic transplantation was carried out between cats, in which DRB genes expr...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITO, Tetsuro ITO, Yasunori OBA, Kingo KANAZAWA, Hiromi HASEGAWA, Yoshiro KAWAI, Takeshi FURUHASHI, Yoshihide SASAKI
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   53(11) 735-739   Nov 2000   [Refereed]
Clinical findings and thyroid function were examined in8 growth-retarded Japanese Black cattle. Until about 3 or4 months of age, the animals had grown normally and had had normal appetites. At initial examination (3 to 13 months of age), however, ...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Hitomi MIZOGUCHI, Katsuya KITOH, Yasuhito KUWAHARA, Yasunori OHBA, Yasutake SHIMIZU, Yoshihiko OHTSUKA, Yoshihide SASAKI
53(5) 311-314   May 2000   [Refereed]
The clinical significance of plasma leptin concentration was examined in 45 obese dogs. Significantly higher than those in 28 control dogs, the obese dogs' plasma leptin concentrationswere correlated closely with body weight; chest size; abdominal...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   53(2) 80-82   Feb 2000   [Refereed]
Examination of a male, mixed-breed dog (12 years old) with severe anemia, bleeding tendency, increased serum indirect bilirubin concentration, acanthocytosis of the peripheral blood, and severe hemoglobinuria revealed thrombocytopenia, prolonged b...
Yasunori Ohba, Hitoshi Kitagawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Yoshihide Sasaki, Marika Takami, Yusuke Shinkai, Tetsuo Kunieda
Genomics   68(3) 229-236   Sep 2000   [Refereed]
Various hereditary diseases analogous to particular hman heritable diseases have been identified in cattle. Investigation of these cattle diseases will provide useful information regarding the pathogenesis of the corresponding human diseases. Rena...
Yasunori Ohba, Hitoshi Kitagawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Sachiyo Asahina, Kaori Nishimori, Kazuhiro Yoneda, Tetsuo Kunieda, Yoshihide Sasaki
Mammalian Genome   11(4) 316-319   2000   [Refereed]
Renal tubular dysplasia is a hereditary disease of Japanese black cattle showing renal failure and growth retardation with an autosomal recessive trait. In the present study, we mapped the locus responsible for the disease (RTD) by linkage analysi...
Yasuhito Kuwahara, Rie Kobayashi, Junko Iwata, Katsuya Kitoh, Hitoshi Kitagawa, Yoshihide Sasaki
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science,   61(5) 481-485   May 1999   [Refereed]
The optimal condition for methods of lymphocytotoxic crossmatch test for feline renal transplantation was investigated. On separation of viable lymphocytes from whole blood, the best results were obtained when Ficoll-diatrizoate with 1.078 of a sp...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   59(11) 1417-1422   Nov 1998   [Refereed]
Objective - To examine pathologic findings in dogs with shock induced by IV administration of heartworm (HW) extract. Animals - 22 mixed-breed adult dogs. Procedures - Heartworm extract was administered IV, and pathologic changes in dogs that died...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
Journal of Japan Veterinary Medical Association   48(2) 109-112   Feb 1995   [Refereed]
The reliability of a newly devised serodiagnosis test kit aiming at more simple procedure with smaller sample volumes for detection of circulating adult heartworm antigen (enzyme immunoassay), was compared with that of a conventional kit. Forty-on...
Yukiko ISHIKAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Yukari YAMAZOE, Naoko DEMURA, Toru OSAMURA, Toshiro IWASAKI, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI, Kenichi KUSANO
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   48(8) 581-584   Aug 1995   [Refereed]
Effect of milbemycin oxime (MO) by oral route was evaluated in dogs with spontaneous demodicosis and mange. Three dogs with demodicosis given MO at 0.5 to 1 mg/kg did not show any improvement of the dermal signs, and the number of demodex mites in...
Toru OSAMURA, Katsuya KITHO, Yukiko ISHIKAWA, Tohru FUJIOKA, Toshiro IWASAKI, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI, Kenichi KUSANO
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   48(11) 875-878   Nov 1995   [Refereed]
Eighteen puppies naturally infected with Toxocara canis received orally 0.25 mg/kg milbemycin oxime (MO). In 12 dogs, eggs per gram feces (EPG) became negative by 30 days after treatment when no adult worms were recovered. In 4 dogs, the fecal EPG...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   55(11) 1535-1541   Nov 1994   [Refereed]
A crude, whole-body extract of female or male heartworms was injected IV into 28 dogs with and 22 dogs without heartworm (HW) infection. The female HW extract caused shock in 22 of 24 dogs with and 12 of 20 dogs without HW infection. The male HW e...
Kitoh Katsuya(Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Applied Bioscience)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   55(11) 1542-1547   Nov 1994   [Refereed]
A crude, whole-body extract of female heartworms was administered IV to 10 dogs with and 13 dogs without heartworm (HW) infection. Shock developed in 8 of 10 infected dogs and 11 of 13 non-infected dogs, and blood coagulopathy was observed in 12 o...
Yukari KIHARA, Katsuya KITOH, Kenji WATOH, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   47(8) 583-586   Aug 1994   [Refereed]
The accuracy of a latex agglutination (LA) test kit for detection of circulating adult heartworm antigen was compared with that of a enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) test kit. Thirty-five (83%) and 41 (98%) of 42 heartworm-free dogs were negative by LA ...
Yukari NISHIMURA, Katsuya KITOH, Kenji WATOH, Yukari KIHARA, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Yoshihide SASAKI, Kenichi KUSANO
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   47(3) 197-201   Mar 1994   [Refereed]
The efficacy of a low-mineral diet (Felistar low mineral) on dissolution and prevention of urine struvite crystals was evaluated in 15 cats. After feeding a wet-type food for dissolution, struvite crystals disappeared with decreased urine pH in 11...
H. Kitagawa, Y. Sasaki, J. Kumasaka, C. Mikami, K. Kitoh, K. Kusano
American Journal of Veterinary Research   54(4) 520-526   Jan 1993   [Refereed]
A. Unno, K. Suzuki, T. Batanova, T. Batanova, S. Y. Cha, S. Y. Cha, H. K. Jang, K. Kitoh, Y. Takashima
Parasitology   136(6) 579-588   May 2009   [Refereed]
To recognize the stage conversion of Toxoplasma gondii between tachyzoite and bradyzoite in live host cells, a transgenic T. gondii line, which expressed stage-specific red and green fluorescence, was constructed. T. gondii PLK strain tachyzoites ...
H. Kitagawa, K. Kitoh, K. Yasuda, Y. Sasaki
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   57(1) 33-37   Jan 1995   [Refereed]
To investigate systemic oxygen (O2) transport, we calculated the oxygen delivery index (Do2I), oxygen consumption index (Vo2I) and oxygen extraction ratio (ER) in dogs with heartworm (HW) disease. The Do2I was 770 +/- 331 ml/min/kg in dogs mildly ...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Tetsuro ITO, Yasunori OHBA, Naohito NISHII, Kazuo KATOH, Yoshiaki OBARA, Yoshiko MOTOI, Yoshihide SASAKI
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   63(2) 167-170   Feb 2001   [Refereed]
Serum concentrations of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) were determined in 5 calves in the same lineage with growth retardation. They had normal appetites, activities, body proportion, and laboratory test results. Calv...
Y. Ohba, K. Kitoh, H. Nakamura, H. Okuda, T. Kunieda, Y. Sasaki, H. Kitagawa
Veterinary Record   151(13) 384-387   Sep 2002   [Refereed]
The concentrations of magnesium and calcium in the serum and urine and their rates of clearance were determined in cattle with renal tubular dysplasia, an autosomal recessive hereditary disease associated with a deletion of the paracellin-1 gene i...
Hitoshi Kitagawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Hideaki Inoue, Yasunori Ohba, Fumiaki Suzuki, Yoshihide Sasaki
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   62(4) 453-455   Apr 2000   [Refereed]
Relationships among plasma renin activities (PRA), plasma angiotensin II (ATII) concentrations, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) concentrations and cardiopulmonary function values were examined in dogs with ascitic pulmonary heartworm disease and ...
Hitoshi Kitagawa, Tokuhiro Eguchi, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasunori Ohba, Masahiro Kondo, Masakazu Nakano, Yoshihide Sasaki
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   62(2) 179-185   Feb 2000   [Refereed]
In order to examine the safety of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor in dogs with impaired renal excretion route, benazepril was administered orally, and plasma concentrations of benazeprilat, the active metabolite of benazepril, wer...
Y. Sasaki, H. Kitagawa, K. Kitoh, Y. Okura, K. Suzuki, M. Mizukoshi, Y. Ohba, T. Masegi
Veterinary Record   150(20) 628-632   May 2002   [Refereed]
Pathological studies were conducted on 91 Japanese Black cattle with a hereditary disease which induced growth retardation, long hooves and renal failure. In calves one to two months old, no gross abnormalities were observed in the kidneys, but mi...
Y. Ohba, H. Kitagawa, K. Kitoh, T. Oikawa, Y. Sasaki
Veterinary Record   149(5) 153-154   Aug 2001   [Refereed]
Yoshihide SASAKI, Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Tooru FUJIOKA, Katsuya KITOH, Toshirou IWASAKI, Masahiro SAKAGUCHI, Sakae INOUYE
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   57(4) 683-685   Apr 1995   [Refereed]
Four of 51 dogs with chronic dermatitis were made to react to crude Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica, CJ) pollen allergen by the intradermal skin test (IDST). These four dogs had specific IgE to CJ as determined by Prausnitz-Küstner test. In t...
Yasuhito Kuwahara, Katsuya Kitoh, Rie Kobayashi, Junko Iwata, Rieko Ohne, Tomoko Hosokawa-Kanai, Tomoko Hosokawa-Kanai, Yoshitsugu Matsumoto, Hitoshi Kitagawa, Yoshihide Sasaki
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   62(12) 1283-1289   Dec 2000   [Refereed]
For genotypitig of feline major histocompalibility complex (FLA) class II DRB, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) method using group-specific primers was tried. Sixty-six DRB genes were classified i...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Hiromasa WAKAMIYA, Katsuya KITOH, Yasuhito Kuwahara, Yasunori OHBA, Motomi ISAJI, Toshiroh IWASAKI, Masakazu NAKANO, Yoshihide SASAKI
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   59(7) 513-520   Jul 1997   [Refereed]
Benazepril (BP), an angiotensin convertive enzyme inhibitor, was administered orally once daily for 4 weeks to 31 dogs with mild to moderate (NYHA functional classes II and III) congestive heart failure caused from mitral insufficiency (MI). There...
Hitoshi Kitagawa, Katsuya Kitoh, Yasunori Ohba, Yasuhito Kuwahara, Toshirou Iwasaki, Yoshihide Sasaki
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association   213(8) 1134-1136   Oct 1998   [Refereed]
Objective - To compare results of laboratory tests in dogs with vena caval syndrome before and after surgical removal of heartworms. Design - Longitudinal uncontrolled clinical trial. Animals - 51 dogs with vena caval syndrome. Procedure - Heartwo...
Hitoshi KITAGAWA, Katsuya KITOH, Toshiroh IWASAKI, Yoshihide SASAKI
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   59(7) 609-611   Jul 1997   [Refereed]
Laboratory data in 47 dogs with caval syndrome (CS) surviving after surgical HW removal compared with those in 15 dogs with CS which died after the treatment. The number of HWs removed in surviving dogs was significantly greater than in nonsurvivi...
Y. Ohba, H. Kitagawa, Y. Okura, K. Kitoh, Y. Sasaki
Veterinary Record   149(6) 115-118   2001   [Refereed]
A new hereditary disease characterised by renal failure, poor growth and long hooves in Japanese Black cattle (wagyu) has been recognised in a region of central Japan since 1990. The number of calves affected has increased gradually, with the inci...
H. Kitagawa, K. Yasuda, K. Kitoh, Y. Sasaki
The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   56(5) 861-867   May 1994   [Refereed]
Blood gases and cardiopulmonary function were analyzed in 67 dogs with heartworm (HW) caval syndrome (CS) and 19 HW-free dogs. Arterial oxygen tension (PaO2) was 91.5 +/- 7.3 mmHg in the HW-free dogs, 74.9 +/- 14.3 mmHg in 46 dogs that subsequentl...
HITOSHI KITAGAWA, YOSHIHIDE SASAKI, KATSUYA KITOH, NOBUO TAKEHASHI, HIDEO MAKI, AKIHIDE MATSUI, KENICHI KUSANO, TETSUYA FURUTA
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association   45(12) 953-955   Dec 1992   [Refereed]
Clinical
evaluated in 59 Collies consisting of 16 rough-coated Collies, 40 Shelties, and 3 Bearded Collies. Milbemycin oxime was administered orally to the dogs 6 times from June to November at a monthly dose of over 0.25 mg/kg (prophylactic dose ...
Takatoshi Hayashi、Katsuya kitoh, Satoru Sako, Otohiko Yamane
37(6) 366-369   Jun 1984   [Refereed]
The Simplate is a device developed for bleeding time determination in man. It was applied to dogs with efficiency. In dogs, bleeding time determination was performed on the dorsum auricularis. In it, pressure on the ear was maintained constant by ...

Misc

 
Comparison studies of effects of two formulations of naffamostat mesilate injection BUSERON and FUTHAN Inj. in vitro.
54(2,203-208) 203-208   Aug 2005
Comparative studies of effects of two formulations of nafamostat mesilate injection, BUSERON and FUTHAN Inj. in vitro (jointly worked)
Jpn.J.Med.Pharm.Sci.   54(2,203-208)    2005
Detection of intestinal parasites in puppies isolated for determination of health (jointly worked)
J.Jpn.Vet.Med.Assoc.   57(3,181-185)    2004
Renal reabsorption of magnesium and calcium by cattle with renal tubular dysplasia (jointly worked)
Veterinary Record   151(9) 384-387   2002
Pathological findings of the renal tubular dysplasia in Japanese Black cattle (jointly worked)
Veterinary Record   150(5) 628-632   2002
Inheritance of renal tubular dysplasia in Japanese Black cattle(jointly worked)
Veterinary Record   149(8) 153-154   2001
Clinical features of renal tubular dysplasia, a new hereditary disease in Japanese Black cattle (jointly worked)
Veterinary Record   149(7) 115-118   2001
Relaxing and contracting activities of heartworm extract on isolated canine abdominal aorta (jointly worked)
Journal of Parasitology   87(3) 522-526   2001
Pathologic findings in dogs with shock induced by intravenous administration of heartworm extract (jointly worked)
American Journal of Veterinary Research   59(11) 1417-1422   1998
Comparison of laborartry test results before and after surgical removal of heartworms in dogs with vena caval syndrome (jointly worked)
Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association   213(8) 1134-1136   1998
Blood coagulopathy in dogs with shock induced by injection of heartworm extract (jointly worked)
American journal of Veterinary Research   55(11) 1542-1547   1994
Clinical, hematologic, and biochemical findings in dogs after induction of shock by injection of heartworm extract (jointly worked)
American journal of Veterinary Research   55(11) 1535-1541   1994
Clinical and laboratory changes after administration of milbemycin oxime in heartworm-free and heartworm-infected dogs (jointly worked)
American journal of Veterinary Research   54(4) 520-526   1993

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Renal tubular dysplasia
Katsuya Kitoh(Gifu University, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology)
Buneido-syuppan   May 2005   
Obesity and hyperlipemia
Katsuya Kitoh(Gifu University, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology)
Buneido-syuppan   May 2005   
Reference range of clinical test
Katsuya Kitoh(Gifu University, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology)
buneido-syuppan   May 2005   

Works

 
Study on the hemostatic test of small animal
2003

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2001 - 2002    Investigator(s): Katsuya KITOH
1. Expression of bovine paracellin-1 mRNAThe expression of bovine paracellin-1 mRNA was tested in 2 normal Japanese Black cattle and one with renal tubular dysplasia (RTD) associated with a deletion of exons 1 to 4 in the paracellin-1 gene. The ki...
Study on the Heartworm disease
Study on the hemostasis and thrombosis of small animal
Study on the hematologic disease of small animal
Study on the hemostasis of small animal